groupadd, useradd, etc
nmw at ion.le.ac.uk
Thu Feb 17 10:40:30 UTC 2005
Bill Gradwohl wrote:
> On a completely patched FC3 box, what could cause groupadd to take over
> 3 minutes to finish?
> All the utilities that manage users and groups are incredibly slow,
> taking several minutes each to complete.
> As the only loged in user (I'm still setting this box up) here's a sample:
> root at s2 ~# time groupadd xyz
> real 3m16.414s
> user 0m27.906s
> sys 0m8.998s
> root at s2 ~# time groupdel xyz
> real 3m14.103s
> user 0m27.141s
> sys 0m9.275s
How large is your /etc/group file?
Is it corrupt in some way?
Nigel Wade, System Administrator, Space Plasma Physics Group,
University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
E-mail : nmw at ion.le.ac.uk
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